Category: San Miguel de Allende, Mexico

San Miguel de Allende, a colonial-era city in Mexico’s central highlands, is known for its baroque Spanish architecture, thriving arts scene and cultural festivals. In the city’s historic, cobblestoned center lies the neo-Gothic church Parroquia de San Miguel Arcángel, whose dramatic pink towers rise above the main plaza, El Jardín. The Templo de San Francisco church nearby has an 18th-century churrigueresque facade.

Jun 04

El Jardin A visit to the city’s lovely main plaza will quickly give you a feel for San Miguel’s magic. Relax and watch the town at work and play. Make sure you are here in the evening when strolling musicians entertain the crowds. Iglesia de San Francisco A fine example of Mexico’s Churrigueresque architecture. Built […]

Mar 31
Important Notice about Covid 19 and Travel to San Miguel de Allende VSMSan Miguel de Allende

Feb 29
The San Miguel de Allende Liaison to the Foreign Community

The San Miguel de Allende Liaison to the Foreign Community, coordinated by the Office of Economic Development, International Relations and NGOs, has implemented an information hotline for the foreign community via email and WhatsApp to answer questions regarding local government. Office phone: 415.120.4530 ext. 109Whatsapp: 415.130 8431Email: [email protected] Trained personnel will respond to foreign community […]

Feb 19
Mexico Immigration Info

Mexico Immigration Visitor Entry RequirementsFor visitors to Mexico, you must have a valid U.S. passport or passport card (for land and sea entries only) and, if applicable, a valid U.S. Resident Alien Card (Green Card) or U.S. visa. Minors must also travel with a valid passport. A minor (under 18 years of age) traveling alone […]

Feb 19
Eternal Spring

CLIMATE There’s a good reason why you’ll have to book far in advance if you want to visit San Miguel in February – the weather is fantastic! Temperatures average in the low 80’s and skies are sunny most afternoons. For folks who’ve had about as much snow as they can take, it’s a welcome relief. […]

Feb 19
Frugal Retirement in Mexico

2 years ago when my husband and I moved to Mexico from California, I planned to decompress only for a year before starting a business.  Well, 2 years later, I am still just playing around and no major business ownership other than a bit of consulting here and selling my paintings there. Why? Because I […]

Feb 17
Vlog En Mexico

Hello fellow San Miguel lovers and those interested in visiting! I’m Nick Randall and I’m living in San Miguel de Allende indefinitely with my Mexican wife and child. I will be sharing content frequently as I explore and live day to day in this beautiful city. Join me on the journey! Surely you will get […]

Mar 04
How Escrow Service Protects You in Mexico

If you purchase property in Mexico, you need to consider how your partial payment or deposit will be protected. Escrow services hold the funds until both parties have fulfilled their obligations of the real estate transaction. By utilizing an escrow service the seller can feel confident removing the property from the market once the buyer […]

Jan 19
Money and Visas

Money Although it happens less commonly now than it did a few years ago, visitors to San Miguel still sometimes ask how to bring in the cash necessary to pay for their stay or to purchase a home here. For various reasons, bringing in large wads of cash just isn’t done anymore. Today most visitors […]

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